Viviano L. Bonitatibus, of Oreland, Pa., died on Oct. 10, 2012. He was 97. A WWII Army Air Corps veteran, he was a member of IUOE Local 542 for 60 years. During the 1930s he was a jockey and worked for George Widener at Erdenheim Farms.
He was the beloved husband of the late Marian (nee Ganjamie). He is survived by his children, Michael Bonitatibus, Lois Miller (Peter), Linda Christian (Gene), Anita Lehman (Larry), Elaine Douds (Dave), and Donna Dickson (Tom); grandchildren Luke, Andrew, Matthew, Jonathon, Dan, Laura, Stephen, Alex and Juliette. He is also survived by his sister, Dorothy Lewis; and many nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends are invited to gather on Friday, Oct. 19, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the hirk C Nice Funeral Home, 80 Stenton Ave. Plymouth Meeting, Pa. A funeral Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, Oct. 20, at 10 a.m. at Holy Martyrs Catholic Church, 120 Allison Road, Oreland, Pa. Interment to follow at George Washington Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to either the Jenkintown VFW Post 1711, 210 Leedom St. Jenkintown, PA 19046, Attn: Jim hane; or Butte Home Health C Hospice, 10 Constitution Drive, Philadelphia Square, Chico, CA 95973, Attn: Marie Bergman.